Ceroma ornatum Karsch 1885

Harms, Danilo & Dupérré, Nadine, 2018, An annotated type catalogue of the camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg, Zootaxa 4375 (1), pp. 1-58: 15

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4375.1.1

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scientific name

Ceroma ornatum Karsch 1885
status

 

Ceroma ornatum Karsch 1885 

Fig. 6D– F View Figure

Karsch 1885: 137, figs 8, 9 (as Ceroma ornatum  nov. spec.)

Type locality and specimens. ♀. Aus der Ebene am Longidoberge, Massai-Land. 

Dimensions. Long. 22–23mm [14.01; 18.51].

Oldest label. Ceroma ornatum Karsch  , ♀ Typus, G. A. Fisher l., Soc. Geogr d. V.94, Ebene am Longidberge, Massailand ( Kraepelin handwriting). 

Additional label. Mus  . Hamburg. Ceroma ornatum Karsch  , 1♀ —Typus—Massailand. Roewer revid. 1932  No. 8487 (Roewer handwriting). 

Type material. Holotype ♀ (ZMH-A0000170).

Collection remarks. The German ‘Massai-Land’ refers to the area occupied by the Massai people, spanning the region south of Nairobi in southern Kenya down to the Kiteto District in northern Tanzania. Nevertheless, the type locality refers to the flatlands at the base of Mount Longido in northern Tanzania, which Fischer passed on his journey back to the coast.

Current systematic position. Ceromidae  , Ceroma ornatum Karsch 1885  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Solifugae

Family

Ceromidae

Genus

Ceroma